Defenders of the Earth - Comic Books
|Defenders of the Earth|
|Country/language:||USA / English|
|Publishing company:||Star Comics|
|Format:||17×26 cm, color|
The series was presented in "Marvel Age" #46 (December 1986). It started as a spin-off from the animated television series Defenders of the Earth. Mike Higgins assambled a group to work on the book: Bob Harras to adapt (from the cartoon script) and plotting the stories, Alex Savuik to do the pencil and Fred Fredericks to do the inking. Stan Lee, who had worked on developing the "Defenders of the Earth" cartoon show, asked if he could scrip the (first issue) comic book version.
The series was released bi-monthly, starting on January 1987. Under comming attractions "Marvel Age" listed the series up to #6, but only 4 ussues were released. There exists original art for the fifth issue, written by Adam Blaustein and art by James Fry and Mark McKenna.
The stories were later printed in UK.
|Team Ups, Mandrake outside the comic strips, Varia|
1939 Movie Serial • 1940 Radio Show • 1954 TV Pilot • 1967 Killing vs Mandrake • 1979 TV Movie • Unproduced and Unfinished Films • Musical: Mandrake the Magician and the Enchantress • Prose Stories • Defenders of the Earth • Comics on TV • Pop Art